Olympic Ice Hockey Prediction Challenge! Rules

How it works

The game is scored out of 500 points (100 points per round). You receive an entry form, make some simple predictions, and then cross your fingers. One entry per person, and no limit to number of players!

How to play

Picks are submitted prior to each round. Updates are posted during the tournament on the Prediction Challenges! web site

Each round of the tournament is equally important to win this contest, adding to the drama…there are 100 points up for grabs in each of the five rounds (one for each Olympic ring).

Interested?  Cost is $10, all money goes into the prize pool to be returned to players as prizes.

Entry deadline is 7:00 PT, Sunday, February 18.

Scoring

Women’s Semifinal Round  (100 points)
Monday, February 19 (Korea Time)

Object: Predict the two game winners and the scores

Note: If the game is tied after regulation, the final score is considered to be a 1-goal victory regardless of whether the goal is scored in overtime or a shootout.

20 points for each correct winner (max 40)
20 points for each correct score, less 4 points for each goal incorrect (max 40)
10 bonus points for getting most winners correct (max 10)
10 bonus points for getting most scores correct (max 10)

Men’s Quarter-Final Round (100 points)
Wednesday, February 21 (Korea Time)

Object: Predict the four game winners and the scores
Note: If the game is tied after regulation, the final score is considered to be a 1-goal victory regardless of whether the goal is scored in overtime or a shootout.

10 points for each correct winner (max 40)
10 points for each correct score, less 2 points for each goal incorrect (max 40, min 0)
10 bonus points for getting most winners correct (max 10)
10 bonus points for getting most scores correct (max 10)

Women’s Gold Medal Game (100 points)
Thursday, February 22 (Korea Time)

Object: Predict the Olympic Champion and the score

Note: If the game is tied after regulation, the final score is considered to be a 1-goal victory regardless of whether the goal is scored in overtime or a shootout.

50 points for getting the winner right
50 points for predicting the score correctly, less 10 points for each incorrect goal. (max 50, min 0)

Men’s Semi-Final Round (100 points)
Friday, February 23 (Korea Time)

Object: Predict the two game winners and the scores
Note: If the game is tied after regulation, the final score is considered to be a 1-goal victory regardless of whether the goal is scored in overtime or a shootout.

20 points for each correct winner (max 40)
20 points for each correct score, less 4 points for each goal incorrect (max 40)
10 bonus points for getting most winners correct (max 10)
10 bonus points for getting most scores correct (max 10)

Men’s Gold Medal Game (100 points)
Sunday, February 25 (Korea Time)

Object: Predict the Olympic Champion and the score
Note: If the game is tied after regulation, the final score is considered to be a 1-goal victory regardless of whether the goal is scored in overtime or a shootout.

50 points for getting the winner right
50 points for predicting the score correctly, less 10 points for each incorrect goal. (max 50, min 0)

Tiebreakers

If players are tied in points at the end of the game, the following tie-breakers will be applied, in order:

  1. Most points in Men’s Gold Medal Game
  2. Most points in Women’s Gold Medal Game
  3. Most points in Men’s Semifinal Round
  4. Most points in Women’s Semifinal Round
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